On 8 January 2007, Robert E. (Bob) Wallace passed away peacefully and comfortably in Reno, Nevada. His sister, Harriet Wallace, of Savoy, Illinois, and his son, Alan, of Reno, survive him. Trudy, his wife and best friend of 60 years, died in 2005. Bob wished to be cremated with no memorial gathering. He was 90 years old.

Bob was an authority on tectonics, earthquake geology, paleoseismology, engineering geology, mineral resources, and geomorphology. He was a patient teacher—a man of great modesty, rigor, and humor. He authored more than 160 technical articles, books, geologic maps, and reports on the western United...

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not currently have access to this article.